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Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
Native name
住友化学株式会社
TypePublic (K.K)
TYO: 4005
Nikkei 225 Component
FoundedEhime, Japan (September 22, 1913; 108 years ago (1913-09-22))
Headquarters(Tokyo head office):
Tokyo Sumitomo Twin Building (East), 27-1, Shinkawa 2-chome, Chūō, Tokyo 104-8260, Japan

(Osaka head office):
Sumitomo Building, 5-33, Kitahama 4-chome, Chūō-ku, Osaka 541-8550, Japan
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Masakazu Tokura
(Chairman)
Keiichi Iwata
(President)
ProductsPetrochemicals
Alumina products
Organic chemicals
IT-related chemicals
Agrochemicals
Pharmaceuticals
RevenueIncrease US$ 21.8 billion (FY 2013) (JPY 2,243 billion) (FY 2013)
Increase US$ 359.2 million (FY 2013) (JPY 37 billion) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
32,542 (as of March 31, 2019)
WebsiteSumitomo Chemical global website
Footnotes / references
[1][2]
Headquarters
Headquarters
European headquarters near Brussels, Belgium
European headquarters near Brussels, Belgium

Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (住友化学株式会社, Sumitomo Kagaku Kabushiki-gaisha) is a major Japanese chemical company. The company is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the on the Nikkei 225[3] stock index. It's a member of the Sumitomo group and was founded in 1913 as a fertilizer manufacturing plant.

Company milestones

List of chairmen

  1. Atsushi Oya [ja] (1941–1947)
  2. Masaharu Doi [ja] (1947–1963)
  3. Norishige Hasegawa [ja] (1965–1977)
  4. Takeshi Hijikata [ja] (1977–1985)
  5. Hero Mori (1985–1993)
  6. Akio Kasai (1993–2000)
  7. Hiromasa Yonekura (2000–2009)
  8. Hiroshi Hirose [ja] (2009–2011)
  9. Masakazu Tokura [ja] (2011–2019)
  10. Keiichi Iwata [ja] (2019–present)

References

  1. ^ "Corporate Profile". Sumitomo Chemical. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
  2. ^ "Company Profile". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
  3. ^ "Components:Nikkei Stock Average". Nikkei Inc. Retrieved February 7, 2014.
  4. ^ LaPedus, Mark. "Sumitomo buys Cambridge Display Technology". EE Times. AspenCore. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Acquisition of Botanical Resources Australia Group, a major supplier of pyrethrum-derived insecticidal compounds" (PDF). sumitomo-chem.co.jp. Sumitomo Chemical. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  6. ^ Rana, Sanjiv. "Sumitomo acquires Botanical Resources Australia". Agribusiness intelligence. Informa PLC. Retrieved 29 September 2018.